6 Apps, 30 days, 206 Matches, and 0 Possible Boyfriends: My Experience being a Dating App Virgin

6 Apps, 30 days, 206 Matches, and 0 Possible Boyfriends: My Experience being a Dating App Virgin

Some time ago, a guy that is cute me at a club and chatted me up. He switched around to express one thing to their buddy and poof! I became gone, skittering to another region of the club where my buddy had been waiting. “Ariana, why do you try to escape? ” my buddy asked in disbelief. “He’s hot! “

Why did we try to escape? It is kinda my thing. I am a 23-year-old girl residing in a day and time of swipeable relationship, but until recently, We’d never utilized a dating application, as well as really casually dated. Being solitary is without question sufficient I wanted to make sure I wasn’t shutting myself off from an experience that could be special for me, but when the new year struck. And so I had chose to perform some unthinkable: we, a dating app virgin, joined up with all of the major dating apps with all the objective of taking place one date per app to simply help me conquer my dating worries. We decided to head out with anybody who asked and asked out anybody I happened to be thinking about.

During the period of one month, we matched with 206 males, texted 21 of those, making plans with 15 of these. This is what occurred. Spoiler alert: i am nevertheless solitary.

The App: Coffee Meets Bagel

CMB hinges on an operational system of “coffee beans” as a swap for matches and “flowers, ” delivered by admirers known as “bagels. ” The style is attractive, albeit kind and unnecessary of confusing. You are able to see which bagels as you in a scroll-down range of pages labeled, “he likes you, he likes you, he likes you. ” The first-time we put it to use personally i think flattered, and in addition somewhat assaulted.

Date no. 1: Sam*

A handsome student that is dental Los Angeles, Sam chooses a club within the East Village for the date, however it actually is too crowded, so we’re forced to relocate. We settle in with one glass of wine in order to find down he’s driven, smart, and would like to be an influencer that is dental. ) on Instagram (in hindsight, this describes a great deal). Continue reading 6 Apps, 30 days, 206 Matches, and 0 Possible Boyfriends: My Experience being a Dating App Virgin